UNLV Magazine

Fall 2021
Vol. 29, No. 2
A man in a faun costume peers through a 3D printer
Lied Library’s Makerspace has let students dive into DIY projects. With more facilities on the way, UNLV is creating a pipeline for students to take their ideas from dorm-room dream to mass-produced products.
The sun breaks over a ranch house
The Walking Box Ranch is a direct link to the world of 1930s Hollywood glamor and a vital resource for UNLV's students of historic preservation.
Professor, standing next to humanoid robot, leading a tour of office space
UNLV Incubator at Hughes Center will help students bridge the gap between a big idea and a marketable business.
colorful mural on 1-story building
Art students take on thousands of square feet worth of blank canvas to adorn the Flamingo Auxiliary Building with two larger-than-life murals.
Cemetary with sign that reads "Tonopah Cememtary 1901-1911."
Historic preservation group calls for action to sustain survival of 11 Silver State treasures.
A collage of four photos showing laboratories
Sometimes, you can only learn by doing. Here are five labs around campus where experience is the best teacher.
A hiker enjoys the desert around the Falling Man petroglyph area in the Gold Butte region Saturday, Oct. 15, 2016.
UNLV Mountain Club serves as a vehicle for student growth in an outdoor setting.
A man smiles and folds his arms
Those who worked closest to Robert Lang remember the head of The Lincy Institute and Brookings Mountain West, who died in June.
Two men talk in a courtyard
The Vegas Effect program guides student-athletes through the uncharted waters of marketing their name, image, and likeness.
A device created by UNLV Engineering researchers for a space experiment
First-of-its-kind device developed by UNLV for International Space Station experiment will test microgravity and Earth differences in growth and treatment of oral bacteria.
UNLV historian Michelle Tusan's contribution to The Lausanne Project helps to build a better understanding of the First World War as a conflict that didn't really end until 1923.
Two telescopic images side by side of a distant star system. Left shows blue dust rings and right features a peculiar gap
Potential discovery of a circumtriple planet has implications for bolstering our understanding of planet formation.
A man leans on a brick wall
Former UNLV quarterback talks about life after ESPN and how an injury as a Rebel put him on the path to sportscasting.
A woman holds a pink fan featuring Britney Spears' face and the words "Free Britney"
On the eve of a court hearing that could have a major effect on a pop music icon, a UNLV alumnus looks back at his role as a champion of the 'Free Britney movement.'
Guy Fieri stands outside Lied Library
Fred C. Albrecht Outstanding Alumnus of the Year Guy Fieri, Food Network icon and champion of several major charitable causes, talks about his journey to UNLV and well beyond.
UNLV students outdoors standing amidst large red UNLV letters
UNLV moves from second into a four-way tie for first in annual U.S. News & World Report list for “campus ethnic diversity.”
A panoramic view of the Las Vegas Strip in the early 1980s.
Former Caesars executive Robert Paluzzi's panoramic photos, now a part of Special Collections, chronicle '70s and '80s Las Vegas and well beyond.
A man leans on a railing, smiling
Keith E. Whitfield on the the long-awaited return to in-person education and UNLV's vital role in the community.
U.N.L.V. signage with Fall leaves in the background
From UNLV Magazine's fall 2021 issue.